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    • Functional foods for health: Negotiation and implications 

      Biltekoff, Charlotte (NABC, 2010)
      If functional foods are to provide one of the solutions to the problems of dietary health that we currently face, consumers will need to incorporate them into their lives, making sense of them in relation to existing beliefs ...
    • Q&A 

      Unknown author (NABC, 2010)
      Food for health successes and prospects
    • Farm2School: Giving children a healthy choice for lunch 

      Knight, Robert (NABC, 2010)
      Farm2School is part of the local-food and whole-food movements, in the same family as farmers’ markets and CSAs. There were fewer than ten Farm2School programs in 1997, and now there are more than 2,000, gaining traction ...
    • The American diet: Voluntary action vs. government action. 

      Jacobson, Michael F. (NABC, 2010)
      The customary purpose of food for millennia has been to sustain life, but in the past few centuries, due to technological developments and other factors, Homo sapiens has gotten off track. While technologically advanced ...
    • Trends, innovations and the future of food-product development 

      Hasler-Lewis, Clare M. (NABC, 2010)
      Interest in whole-food nutrition will be a leading trend in the food industry for the foreseeable future. More and more consumers are proactively influencing their own health by including functional foods in their diets. ...
    • Mammalian milk genomics: Knowledge to guide diet and health in the 21st century 

      Smilowitz, Jennifer T.; German, J. Bruce (NABC, 2010)
      The challenges facing the life sciences and the entire agriculture enterprise are to deliver on the promise of prevention. The models established for small molecules as drugs developed by the pharmaceutical industry and ...
    • Opportunities for biofortification of Cassava for Sub-Saharan Africa: The BioCassava Plus program 

      Fregene, M.; Sayre, R.; Fauquet, C.; Anderson, P.; Taylor, N.; Cahoon, E.; Siritunga, D.; Manary, M. (NABC, 2010)
      Cassava is an important staple crop in sub-Saharan Africa. Sub-Saharan Africa produced over 117 million tons of fresh roots of cassava in 2008, of which 95% was consumed as food; the starch provides >25% of dietary energy ...
    • The pipeline of future foods 

      Edwards, Marlin (NABC, 2010)
      Working in agriculture, Monsanto has been at the center of some of the most significant and hottest debates in society. In 6 out of the last 10 years, grain consumption has exceeded grain production. We have seen energy ...
    • Q&A 

      Unknown author (NABC, 2010)
      Agriculture, food and health: The problem and the solution
    • Food and nutrition: The good, the bad, and the ugly 

      Keen, Carl L.; Holt, Roberta R. (NABC, 2010)
      The concept that health is in part dictated by diet is well recognized, but the focus is often on the putative negative effects of “bad diets” and “bad foods,” rather than on the identification of diets and foods that may ...
    • Overview: Promoting health by linking agriculture, food, and nutrition 

      Bennett, Alan B. (NABC, 2010)
      Detailed meeting overview
    • Workshops summary 

      Eaglesham, Allan (NABC, 2010)
      Workshop recommendations
    • Q&A 

      Unknown author (NABC, 2010)
      Choosing foods for health
    • Promoting health by linking agriculture, food, and nutrition 

      Unknown author (NABC, 2010)
      Speakers at NABC 22 addressed the science linking agriculture, food, and nutrition to health, with the goal of informing both research priorities and government policies that seek to improve human livelihoods.
    • Putting people first: Designing for healthy product choices 

      Shimek, Lauren (NABC, 2010)
      We should put people first and meet their needs and desires, when designing healthy choices in foods and beverages. Consumers have a broad range of options when it comes to food, which may even be overwhelming. They are ...
    • Food labeling: Where science, health and policy meet 

      Schneeman, Barbara O. (NABC, 2010)
      The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is a science-based agency and so the scientific expertise that universities can bring to bear on many of these issues is very important to decision making. Diversity of expertise is ...
    • Alimentary pharmabiotics: common ground for academia with the food and pharmaceutical industries 

      Shanahan, Fergus (NABC, 2010)
      Despite major technologic and conceptual advances in biology, new drug development in gastroenterology appears to be in decline. While large fortunes have been expended by the pharmaceutical industry in synthetic drug ...
    • Q&A 

      Unknown author (NABC, 2010)
      Regulatory framework for food health claims
    • The EU regulation on nutrition and health claims: Current and future trends 

      Fernandes da Silva, Miguel (NABC, 2010)
      When considering how to promote health by linking agriculture, food and nutrition, it makes sense to have a closer look at existing legislation in the area of nutrition and health claims made on food products. This is ...
    • The science behind the claims and why the product that bears a claim needs to be “healthy” 

      Lupton, Joanne R. (NABC, 2010)
      The evaluation of health claims is a rigorous, science-based process. Products that carry health or nutrient-content claims must meet nutrient-profiling requirements. There’s a reason for not directing people to good ...